2012 olympics

Everyone needs someone to help them live a positive life and realise their true potential. This is why I set up my charity, Dame Kelly Holmes Trust, eight years ago on the eve of the Beijing Games. I embarked on this mission because I realised two things: not enough young people have a mentor figure in their life; and secondly because I knew the solution.
Lord Coe endured a difficult interview with Jon Snow on Monday, the president of the International Association of Athletics
I'm in a very good place now and it's nice to feel like an athlete again. It feels as though my body was trapped and it's waiting to be released. Now it's just a countdown to competing again. I'm watching my competitors and thinking "I can't wait to race you again!" I'm quietly confident that come Rio 2016, I will be back challenging for the gold medal once again.
We cannot take our capital's vibrancy and economic success for granted. A future Mayor needs to champion bringing major international sporting and cultural events to London to help promote the capital in the future. I have already made clear that London should bid for the European Capital of Culture in 2023, but after Glasgow's great Games last summer, few will be in any doubt that London would benefit too from hosting the 2026 Commonwealth Games.
I am a bit of a cynic about the human and social aspects of events legacy. Energy and promise is concentrated at the planning stage. Legacy forums proliferate and good intentions blossom in the run up to events. Then after the big bang of the event there is a black hole. A better word than legacy for what so often happens might be 'pregacy'...
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